Westwoods Wedding

From left to right Clara Wiesler, Peter Johnson (JP), Ellie Wiesler, Michael Van Zandt, Anna Marie Pyle, Nathan Van, Thomas Wiesler Zandt. Photo by Rob Valley.
From left to right Clara Wiesler, Peter Johnson (JP), Ellie Wiesler, Michael Van Zandt, Anna Marie Pyle, Nathan Van Zandt, Thomas Wiesler.

Michael Van Zandt and Anna Marie Pyle together with their 4 children, are frequent hikers in exploring Connecticut and parts of New Hampshire. One particular favorite spot is the overlook above Lost Lake in Westwoods and on January 2, Michael and Anna together with their family returned to exchange marriage vows before Peter Johnson, Justice of the Peace and Westwoods Committee volunteer. [Read more…]

Guilford land trust honors open space protector

The New Haven Register recently published an article regarding the launch of the Carolie Evans Stewardship Endowment Fund.

A (Guilford) resident hailed as the “matriarch of open space” in town is being honored with a land endowment that was recently launched in her name.

Carolie Evans is known for her extensive work on land committees over the past few decades and said she was “thrilled” that the Guilford Land Conservation Trust created the Carolie Evans Stewardship Endowment. Developing an endowment had been a long-term goal of hers, she said.

“We’re very good at fundraising and taking care of the properties, but we really needed to establish a stewardship fund that would be there forever,” she said, adding she was “deeply honored” the fund was named after her.

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Carolie Evans Stewardship Endowment

The Guilford Land Conservation Trust would like to acknowledge those who have contributed to the Carolie Evans Stewardship Endowment.

About the Endowment: Known for her unmatched efforts to protect open space in Guilford, Carolie Evans was honored on October 9, 2010 with a surprise gathering of 100 of her friends, family, and biggest fans as the Guilford Land Conservation Trust (GLCT) launched an endowment fund in her name. To read more about the event, click here. [Read more…]